Senior Mechanical Engineer

Job description

Department: Engineering

The Mechanical Engineer will design and test all aspects of mechanical equipment and machinery


  • Personal Effectiveness – Meets established timelines; follows through to ensure completion of assigned objectives, seeks feedback to improve performance, and demonstrates a positive, “can do” attitude
  • Innovation and change – Looks for opportunities to improve processes and services, makes an effort to learn and develop new skills, and is resourceful and enthusiastic in responding to new challenges
  • Fostering Teamwork – Is open and honest in dealing with others, demonstrates commitment to team objectives, and sees challenges facing department and helps the team to address them
  • Quality Services – Delivers high quality services accepts responsibility and takes action to address quality issues, and helps operations
  • Integrity – Adheres to a standard of ethical conduct that promotes trust and open communication, earns trust by living up to commitments, and can be counted on to keep confidences


  • Designs products such as hydraulic valves and system designs
  • Works with a design team to create design sketches, layouts, and plans.
  • Uses SOLIDWORKS software to create preliminary and detailed drawings of the product.
  • Produces specifications for products and chooses raw materials and components to be used in production.
  • Builds models and prototypes of the product and tests the design.
    Studies the test data and makes comparisons with similar designs.
  • Develops control systems and monitors production.
  • Performs other related duties as assigned.


  • Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent mechanical and technical skills.
  • Proficient with computer-assisted design (CAD) software.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.

Education and Experience
Bachelor’s degree in mechanical engineering required; Master’s degree preferred.
Five years of related experience preferred.

Physical Requirements 

  • Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times
  • Exposure to moving mechanical parts, vibration, airborne particles, chemicals, and/or fumes